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Soft Valentine Cutouts

 Soft Valentine Cutouts
—Mrs. Helen Giroux, Hampton, New York
12 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Lemon Extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Red colored sugar

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in the egg, sour cream
  • and extracts. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add
  • to creamed mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours or until easy
  • to handle.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/4-in. thickness.
  • Cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. heart-shaped cookie cutter. Place 1 in.
  • apart on ungreased baking sheets. Sprinkle with colored sugar. Bake
  • at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to
  • wire racks. Yield: about 2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 234 calories,

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Soft Valentine Cutouts (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 10 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 45 mg cholesterol, 165 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.